Bangour Village Psychiatric Hospital – Dechmont, West Lothian. Scotland

Bangour Village Hospital was a psychiatric hospital located west of Dechmont in West Lothian, Scotland. It was officially opened in October 1906 (under the name Edinburgh District Asylum), over two years after the first patients were admitted in June 1904. In 1918 Bangour General Hospital was created in the grounds, but the hospital began winding… Continue reading Bangour Village Psychiatric Hospital – Dechmont, West Lothian. Scotland

The Nature and Existence of Ghosts

Macbeth seeing the ghost of Banquo - by Théodore Chassériau

“What are ghosts?” – This is a question which is often pondered by paranormal investigators. A recent Reddit post started me thinking on my theories on the nature and existence of ghosts and I decided I would take the opportunity to expand on my thoughts here.

Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Hotel Chateau Tongariro

Chateau Tongariro is a New Zealand hotel and resort complex located close to Whakapapa ski-field on the slopes of Mount Ruapehu. It is also close to the volcanic peaks of Mount Tongariro and Mount Ngauruhoe, within the borders of the Tongariro National Park, New Zealand’s oldest national park. The Chateau Tongariro Hotel building was finished… Continue reading Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Public Ghost Hunts – February 2015

KINGSEAT: MAXIMUM SECURITY BUILDINGS PUBLIC INVESTIGATION Feb 21st – 8pm till Midnight. A night of Paranormal Investigation with New Zealand’s most active and recognised Paranormal research team. Here is your chance to join Haunted Auckland as a Paranormal Investigator for a night of frights, learning and fun in this fascinating and notoriously ‘active’ historical location!… Continue reading Public Ghost Hunts – February 2015

PUBLIC GHOST HUNTS: Kingseat Maximum Security – Oct 11th & 18th 2014

Due to the great numbers of requests from the general public to attend our investigations, we decided to run a handful of public ghost hunts, so that fans, followers and supporters of the group could get the chance to see what it’s like and get a taste of the paranormal investigation field for a few hours. The… Continue reading PUBLIC GHOST HUNTS: Kingseat Maximum Security – Oct 11th & 18th 2014

PUBLIC GHOST HUNTS: Kingseat Hospital – Maximum Security Buildings- Oct 11th / 18th

OCTOBER 11th – 8pm till Midnight. UPDATE: SECOND NIGHT ADDED! OCTOBER 18TH A night of Paranormal Investigation with New Zealand’s most active and recognised Paranormal research team. Here is your chance to join Haunted Auckland as a Paranormal Investigator for a night of frights, learning and fun in this fascinating and notoriously ‘active’ historical location! Have you got what it… Continue reading PUBLIC GHOST HUNTS: Kingseat Hospital – Maximum Security Buildings- Oct 11th / 18th

Carrington Unitec: Building One

Carrington Hospital, now Unitec Institute of Technology Whau Lunatic Asylum (or: Lunatic Asylum at the Whau; later: Auckland Lunatic Asylum, Avondale Lunatic Asylum, Avondale Hospital, Auckland Mental Health Hospital, Oakley Hospital; Carrington Psychiatric Hospital; commonly Carrington/Oakley Hospital) was a psychiatric hospital on the Oakley Farm Estate situated in Point Chevalier, Auckland. Built in 1865 on… Continue reading Carrington Unitec: Building One

Kingseat Maximum Security

Parts 1 and 2 of our 3-Part Investigation As Haunted Auckland has spent the past couple of years field researching some of the many looming structures and private villa residences on this oppressive and overwhelmingly large and sprawling piece of sinister real estate, we were thrilled when contacted by the new lease holders of the… Continue reading Kingseat Maximum Security

The Ghosts of Adelaide Botanic Gardens

In 1852 the Adelaide Lunatic Asylum opened its doors. Built on land overlooking the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, the asylum served its intended purpose for fifty years, before patients were moved to the new Parkside Lunatic Asylum. Do any of the past patients still call the location home? The Colonial Public Lunatic Asylum. In  1836, South… Continue reading The Ghosts of Adelaide Botanic Gardens

Fremantle Prison – The Limestone Lodge

Fremantle Prison was home to some of Australia’s most notorious criminals, before it closed its doors in 1991. It has since become a popular haunt for those looking at experiencing the paranormal, and is quite well known for the dark, shadowy figures that call the now empty cell blocks home. History of the Limestone Lodge… Continue reading Fremantle Prison – The Limestone Lodge

Kingseat History and Nurses Hostel Walk-through

We uncover the chequered history of this notoriously haunted psychiatric hospital and share our impressions from our initial location scout at the former nurses hostel and Spookers attraction.